It’s time for another vacation estimate! Our first vacation of 2019 is to Phoenix/Gilbert, Arizona to go to our friend’s wedding! We leave out on a Friday and will head out late Wednesday or early Thursday. We don’t have any specific plans of what we want to see other than the wedding and probably visit… Continue reading Another Vacation Estimate!
I haven’t given up a lot on my debt free journey. I don’t drink coffee daily. I don’t get my nails done. I haven’t had my hair colored in two years. The only things that changed is how often we eat out and how often I shop. Eating out hasn’t been a huge deal. Honestly,… Continue reading Shopping and the Debt Free Journey
February ended up being a great month! I passed a test at work and got the next two parts scheduled. I will hopefully be done about halfway through May! We also tried a new tequila to celebrate my victory and finally made it out to dinner after three failed attempts. The first night we tried… Continue reading February Budget Review
In order to get my next promotion at work, I have to pass a series of four tests. The first one is relatively easy. The second test is what holds everyone up. The second test only has a 60% pass rate. It’s a “big deal” because if you fail the test twice, you get let… Continue reading Work Life
Today and tomorrow are my two least favorite days of the year: the Super Bowl and the day after when everyone talks about it. I spend every Super Bowl Sunday reading in a separate room of the house from where A watches the game. This year is a little different since I have the blog… Continue reading January Updates
I have now been a home owner for just over three years. So I want to share some of the things I have learned. If you buy an older house, your home will be in a constant state of disrepair. Our house has built in 1963. It has clearly had some renovations, but they have definitely… Continue reading Being a Home Owner, Pt 2
Most people who have known me for a while know that the house I grew up in burned down when I was a senior in high school. I don’t think about it as much anymore but it’s hard not to think about it at this time of year because tomorrow, the 13th, marks the 9th… Continue reading Being a Home Owner, Pt 1